Sporulenes, heptaprenyl metabolites from Bacillus subtilis spores

Renee Kontnik*, Tanja Bosak, Rebecca A. Butcher, Jochen J. Brocks, Richard Losick, Jon Clardy, Ann Pearson

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    (Chemical Equation Presented) Sporulene, a C35-terpenoid hydrocarbon with an unusual pentacyclic structure, is produced by Bacillus subtilis during sporulation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3551-3554
    Number of pages4
    JournalOrganic Letters
    Issue number16
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


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